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August is a month to accomplish all that you didn’t do in July. The energy is calm and helps you move forward in your life. It’s time for Summer fun and romance.
August 1 – Moon in Leo, VC 4:48 pm. Today is Lammas, the old festival of the first harvest. It marks the midpoint of summer. Honor the tradition by eating home baked bread. See what in your life is ready to harvest. You have energy and enthusiasm and can show off what you created in July and offer it up for sale or approval. It’s a day to be happy and smile at everyone you see.
August 2 – Moon VC Leo, enters Virgo 9:20 am. You could wake up to some shocking news as Venus and Uranus conflict in the early morning hours. You may realize that you have been going in the wrong direction in love and/or money matters. You have all day to correct any mistakes you made when Mercury was retrograde. Pay bills and do other tedious tasks.
August 3 – Moon in Virgo, VC 9:27 pm. You’ll feel like working and will be quite productive. Take care of all the things on your list that you haven’t done. Clean up the garden, weed, mow the lawn. It’s not a planting day. Make a schedule and a list of the special summer things you want to do this month. Volunteer where you can be of help. Call a neighbor and ask if you can tidy up the garden.
August 4 – Moon VC Virgo, enters Libra 9:30 am. Today is the day to be social. Go to art openings, musical events, and fund-raising parties. Invite people over to let you pay back social obligations. Do something special with your partner and enjoy each other’s company. If you are searching for a partner, it’s a good day to get out and meet someone.
August 5 – Moon in Libra. Your desire to have fun, chill out, and sit and talk with friends is in conflict with what you must get accomplished today. Now that Mercury is direct it’s necessary to devote the work week to moving on with projects. Shop for clothes. Buy new art or decorative items for your home. You’ll get a burst of creative energy tonight.
August 6 – Moon VC Libra, enters Scorpio 11:31 am. After a slow morning your concentration returns and you can take a deep dive into one thing that you love to do. It will feel good to focus on your own agenda after a long stretch of socializing with others. It’s a fertile day to plant. Immerse yourself in water if you can.
August 7 – Moon in Scorpio. This is one of the lucky days in the year. The Sun and Jupiter dance and twirl and want you to be happy and playful while they shower you with opportunities. After you make some hard decisions about what to hold on to and what to give away, the day shines with loving energy. Get some of tomorrow’s work done.
August 8 – Moon in Scorpio, VC from 10:58 am until 4:35 pm when it enters Sagittarius. Venus and Jupiter, the two planets who bestow blessings, are in a happy mode today. After a morning of getting the day’s work done, you can wander and be free to receive gifts from these planets. They give you hints on how to increase your money. It’s a day for love in all shapes and sizes.
August 9 – Moon in Sagittarius. The positive energy of the past two days continues. This is a day to roam free while you explore new options for a better life. You can take a risk while you overcome resistance to scary things. Start the weekend early and go somewhere you’ve never been. You need to break out of any routine that has become static. You want love and fun today and tonight.
August 10 – Moon in Sagittarius, VC 3:50 pm. Stay in vacation mode and make sure to do all the things you can only do in the summer. Leave the obligations and chores for tomorrow. The only problems you’ll have today are those of overindulgence so keep a bit of discipline available while you party on.
August 11 – Moon in Capricorn. Reality returns on this confusing day. Jupiter stops his retrograde phase and turns into direct motion while Uranus turns retrograde tonight. Mercury moves back into Leo helping you finish up any loose ends from his retrograde period last month. Look around your home and workplace and make a schedule of what to do over the next few weeks.
August 12 – Moon in Capricorn, VC 6:11 pm. Today is the day you’ve waited a month for. You can implement your business plan knowing that what you do will stay done. You have the patience and perseverance to grow your career, improve your business, and make good decisions. You’ll see where there is excess and where you need to downsize.
August 13 – Moon VC Capricorn, enters Aquarius 11:35 am. Put the finishing touches on yesterday’s work. You want to reach out to the community today and see where you can get involved by offering a skill you have. Contribute time, effort, and money to a cause that is important to you. Brainstorm in a group to invent new ways of doing old things.
August 14 – Moon in Aquarius. The Sun has his annual meet up with Venus and they shine love on you. Because they are both in Leo, they want you to be loving and kind and bring joy and pleasure to those around you. Be generous with your energies and with your hugs and kisses. Smile at everyone you see. Share the joy of summer and enjoy the sunshine while you think about what it will be like six months from now.
August 15 – Moon in Aquarius, VC 9:02 pm. Today’s full Moon has you feeling a tug between wanting to go out and play and the knowledge that you can get some good work done today. Your mind is sharp and you will find the right words to say what can fix the situation. If you do go to the beach, pool, or park, then bring some reading material that refers to your work. You can coach and inspire others who need your ideas.
August 16 – Moon in Pisces. You can end this (hopefully) productive week by softening some of the rigidity that may have built up as you focused on your work and career. Watch out for blurting out some information that could be hurtful to someone else. You will see where one of your opinions may not be practical. Do some acts of kindness.
August 17 – Moon in Pisces, VC 6:35 pm. Give yourself permission to space out, laze around, and float on the water. Surrender to the summer, which will be ending much too soon. Remember the wisdom of Charlie Brown “Summers fly and winters walk.” You will benefit from making time for a midday meditation. Plant for a late Fall crop.
August 18 – Moon VC Pisces, enters Aries 12:33 pm. Mars moves into Virgo where he directs you to fix what needs fixing and he helps you get organized. This is another signal that summer fun is coming to an end. Your energy picks up in the afternoon making it time to be active and push yourself to beat your personal best. Do the summer sport that you love to do.
August 19 – Moon in Aries. The next two days have an abundance of fiery energy which encourages you to do your best and shine while you are doing it. You can promote yourself or your products with good results. You have the confidence to stand out as someone who is an expert and should be listened to. Face your fears and do it.
August 20 – Moon in Aries, VC 9:06 pm. You may have to stand up against the status quo in order to assert yourself. You need to act alone and go at your own speed. You can achieve excellent results if you don’t skip any steps. You’ll be able to move fast and get a lot done so you can have time for summer sports and recreation. Do your favorite summer activities while there’s still the time and weather.
August 21 – Moon in Taurus. The pace slows down from a gallop to a walk. Venus enters Virgo to show you all the flaws in your relationship. She wants to help you fix them. It’s a good day for writing so sit down and write what you’ve been thinking about or putting off. Today is the day to say what needs to be said. You may find that the reaction is surprising.
August 22 – Moon in Taurus, VC 5:33 pm. Today is the last full day of Leo. Make sure to have fun and love everyone. You’ll find it’s easy to take care of practical matters, including giving a sensible look at your financial situation. Shop for end of season bargains. Take care of your sensual needs. Do any gardening you’d planned to do this weekend as today has the fertile Moon.
August 23 – Moon VC Taurus, enters Gemini 10:34 am. The Sun enters Virgo at 6:02 am. You’ll find that the energy has moved from your heart to your mind. You’ll have thoughts flitting around you like a bunch of gnats. This bothers the part of you that wants things to be logical. Write down the useful ideas to use on another day.
August 24 – Moon in Gemini. Venus and Mars meet in Virgo and they give you solid, pragmatic instruction on how to proceed. You can get a lot of useful tasks done today. It’s a great day to harvest, clean up the garden and yard, and mow the lawn. Throw away worn out summer toys. It’s time to make new lists as you look ahead to Autumn. Do tomorrow’s important work now.
August 25 – Moon VC Gemini, enters Cancer 5:05 pm. The Moon is void all day making this a Sunday to relax and be lazy. Catch up on your reading, phone calls, emails, and texts. Finish that summer book you started weeks ago. Get out and see the friends you haven’t spent enough time with. Check in with your siblings to catch up on their news.
August 26 – Moon in Cancer. This is a get back to work, back to school, vacation’s over week. Take care of your family’s needs and prepare for the coming month. Buy freshly harvested food and preserve it for the winter. It’s time to be the ant not the grasshopper. You’ll find it to be unexpectedly pleasurable. Set up tomorrow’s work so you’ll be able to follow the routine.
August 27 – Moon VC Cancer, enters Leo 7:53 pm. The whole day is under a void Moon so it’s not the time to start anything. Your judgement is not as sharp as it usually is, so hold off on making decisions. Your imagination is strong to create new scenarios in your mind. It’s a day to feel not think. Reflect on the happenings of the past few months, ponder over what is bothering you, and meditate.
August 28 – Moon in Leo, VC 8:07 pm. Resist the temptation to play but keep focused on work. You’ll be able to use yesterday’s musings to find creative solutions as you move forward. You can find a way to make the daily schedule more stimulating. Do tomorrow’s work today. You can be lucky this evening if you use some effort.
August 29 – Moon VC Leo, enters Virgo 7:57 pm. Mercury enters Virgo where he is most able to give you good advice and useful thoughts. Reverse your schedule and do the simple tasks during the day and the important stuff tonight when you can make good changes to how you handle your work and health. It’s the dark of the Moon, create a ritual that includes honoring Mercury.
August 30 – Moon in Virgo. Today’s new Moon has stronger than usual Virgo emphasis as both Mars and Venus sit beside her. This sets up a month when you will be logical, practical, efficient, and orderly. It the time to get your ducks in a row, so to speak. The things you do today will have a lasting effect. Make appointments for medical checkups for you and your pets.
August 31 – Moon VC Virgo, enters Libra 7:08 pm. It’s another VC day, good for cleaning, sorting through old clothes, recycling, and all kinds of clean ups. Get rid of any messes and clutter you see around the house and yard. Take care of your wellbeing – have a massage or bodywork session. Have some special one-on-one time with your partner tonight.